Compiled from past issues
10 years ago
feb. 25, 2004
Peabody FFA members fired up the coals on Tuesday for their annual FFA alumni dinner. Pictured are Ryan Johnson, Ryan Gaines, Wes Brewer, Derek Benson, and Matt Entz.
Myrna Wood’s photo, titled “Quiet Moment,” took second place in the adult division of the 2004 Great Outdoors Photo contest of the Wichita Eagle. “Quiet Moment” was taken at twilight at the Peabody Country Club.
Jeff Methvin spoke Feb. 23 about the alpaca business to the Peabody Senior Citizens at the monthly covered dish dinner.
25 years ago
march 1, 1989
Peabody’s Janet King was the big winner in the Kansas Lottery Live show on Saturday night. Mrs. King prevailed over five other finalists to win the $25,000 jackpot prize.
The Peabody Main Street program will be featured on WIBW Radio Topeka at 6 a.m. Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Seibel arrived home Friday after spending the past two months in Bella Vista, Ark.
50 years ago
feb. 27, 1964
Wes Bentz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bentz of Peabody, was recently elected as a page editor for the Kansas State Teacher’s College of Emporia newspaper, The Bulletin. Bentz, a senior at the Teacher’s College, is an English major and psychology minor.
Mrs. Fred Yoder was elected as new president of the Peabody PTA.
Ann Windsor of Kansas City spent the weekend here with her mother, Mrs. Marjorie Windsor and Larry Windsor.
100 years ago
feb. 26, 1914
The Burns High School sent their basketball team up here last Friday night to annihilate our boys, but oh, how the mighty have fallen! A few weeks ago, our boys went to Burns and got trimmed 50 to 20 and report has it that it was a pretty rough game. It was one of the roughest games ever seen on this court Friday as our boys won 16 to 15.
J.G. Johnson was given a pleasant surprise at his home Friday by 48 members of the Bible class of the Presbyterian Sunday School.
Chicken chowder at the Bee Hive will make your hens lay eggs.
125 years ago
FEB. 21, 1889
On Feb. 20, the Rock Island Railroad will sell round trip tickets to Alamosa, Colorado at $30, good for 20 days.
The Valentine social was greatly enjoyed by all who attended.
Bring your furs, hides, and pelts to D.A. Goodrich.